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Lynchburg apartments evacuated due to flooding

Fire and rescue respond to flooding concerns at apartment complex.
Fire and rescue respond to flooding concerns at apartment complex.(WDBJ7)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 10:32 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Lynchburg Fire and Rescue evacuated people Friday night from an apartment complex near Sandusky Drive due to flooding.

Crews were first called to respond to a car where the driver had tried to drive through the water over the road. Two people were taken to safety.

First responders say because of the danger of flooding, they evacuated about 20 people from Sandusky Apartments. Several will receive assistance with places to stay.

Police say this is an area prone to flooding.

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